Real Talk Radio

Keah Brown on Unruly Bodies, Finding Joy, and The Power of Reclaiming Your Body and Identity

Real Talk Radio with Nicole Antoinette
Real Talk Radio with Nicole Antoinette
Keah Brown on Unruly Bodies, Finding Joy, and The Power of Reclaiming Your Body and Identity

Keah Brown is a journalist, freelance writer, and the creator of the #DisabledAndCute hashtag.

Her work has appeared in Teen, CatapultGlamour Magazine, Harper’s Bazaar, and Lenny Letter among other publications. Her debut essay collection THE PRETTY ONE is forthcoming from Atria Books.

In this episode, Keah talks about her forthcoming book, and what it took to complete the first draft. She shares the importance of making time to celebrate, the struggles of saying "no", the importance of financial compensation for creative work, and tons more.

We talk about the power of reclamation, and how Keah is reclaiming her body and all aspects of her identity. She shares the practical side of learning how to like yourself, what she wishes parents taught their children about disabilities, and how it feels to love and accept her unruly body.

I absolutely adore Keah, and having her back on the show was such a blast. I hope you love listening in!

Connect with Keah

Website // Instagram // Twitter

Selected Links From This Episode

Books, Resources & People Mentioned

Support the podcast (+ get exclusive bonus content!)

Join the Real Talk Radio support squad over on Patreon (just $8 per 8-episode season!) and get immediate access to over 40 hours of bonus content plus other fun things.

This includes:

  • Bonus episodes with former guests
  • The chance to be featured in an upcoming outro
  • Our fun, casual monthly book club
  • Frequent opportunities to help shape the future of the show
  • Exclusive access to my popular weekly email series, Notes of Grit & Grace
  • 24/7 access to the community feed for conversation with me and everyone else …. and more!

So for all of that and more, simply head over to to make your pledge.

Thank you so much for your support!!


Music & Audio Editing by ADAM DAY

Join the Conversation

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.